KPN fined 2.7 million to impair competition




The Authority Consumer and Market KPN fined 2.7 million euros imposed for harming its competitors. KPN has competitors informed of new services, but it did in the case of a forwarding service does not.

KPN KPN has competitors to notify of new services, as the company’s monopoly on fixed telephony holds, but in the case of corporate forwarding service online * ’21 ‘, the company did not. As such we need to pay a fine of 2.7 million euros, as judges of the Authority for Consumers and Market, where the Opta beginning of this year has gone up.

According to market watchdog KPN’s competitors at a disadvantage by not telling about the existence of the service them. Meanwhile, it did happen, and may competitors Vodafone and Tele2 also offer the service. Nevertheless, KPN must pay the million fine.

It is by no means the first time that KPN is fined for competition. Earlier this year, given the company a fine of 30 million euros for the same offense. “That’s bad for competition and therefore for consumers and businesses. Die eventually pay the bill,” the ACM. Until July KPN was under increased surveillance; not anymore. The company has promised change.


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